White Velvet Cutouts

White Velvet Cutouts


"This is an excellent cookie to decorate."


servings 108 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 108 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolk and the vanilla. Stir in the flour. Gather the dough into a ball and chill overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. On a lightly floured board, roll dough out to a thickness of 3/16 inch. Cut into desired shapes and place onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cool. Leave the cookies plain or decorate with your favorite icing.
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  1. 115 Ratings


I make these every year with my children at the request of my entire family. I suggest rolling them out with a mixture of 1/2 flour and 1/2 powdered sugar for best results. The frosting recipe...

Wow are these ever good and just as the submitter describes "an excellent cookie to decorate". This has to be some of the easiest (and tastiest) dough to work with for cut-out cookies. It's ea...

I've been making these cookies for years, I'm glad to see that someone finally posted the recipe here on All Recipes. I've lost my original recipe so I searched on the internet and ended up her...

Great cookie! Glad I read the warnings that it was not a sugar cookie or I would have expected it to be sweeter. I actually dipped my cut outs in chocolate. 1c. chips to 2T. crisco. My husba...

I thought these were exceptionally tasty but my family thought they were only ok. I make many different recipes of sugar cookies and this was not one of their favorites (but I suppose it's not ...

This is hands down the best cutout recipe out there! They come out perfect in shape and are great if you want a lot of flavor and not too much sweet. I love to decorate cookies and now use this ...

This is one of the best sugar cookie recipes I've ever made. Many sugar cookie cut-outs that I've tried end up tasting pretty bland, but these have a wonderfully rich flavor from the cream chee...

I've had better sugar cookies, but I really like the unique flavor that the cream cheese gives these ones. Once you taste the dough, it's hard to make yourself make the cookies! Two notes: Aft...

An excellent cookie! The cream cheese adds wonderful flavor and makes my tried-and-true sugar cookie recipe seem bland in comparison. I felt that 12 mins. was too long to bake them, though.